Supermarkets Increase Collaboration With CSA Programs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — More retailers are partnering with Community Supported Agriculture programs to provide their shoppers with opportunities to buy fresh, local produce straight from the farm. In a typical CSA program, subscribers purchase a of a local farm during the off-season. In return, subscribers receive weekly boxes of produce during the harvest months, typically fresh produce picked within

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — More retailers are partnering with Community Supported Agriculture programs to provide their shoppers with opportunities to buy fresh, local produce straight from the farm.

In a typical CSA program, subscribers purchase a “share” of a local farm during the off-season. In return, subscribers receive weekly boxes of produce during the harvest months, typically fresh produce picked within the previous 24 hours.

As CSA programs have gained popularity

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